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Russian-American Relations

  • Russian-American Relations

    rusam1.jpgRussia consistently stands for cooperation with the United States based on the principles of equality, mutual consideration of interest and noninterference in each other’s internal affairs.
    The relations with the U.S. remain the most important factor in ensuring international security and stability. The key elements of Russia-U.S. cooperation are outlined in the Moscow Joint Declaration on New Strategic Relationship of 2002, Russia-U.S. Strategic Framework Declaration of 2008, as well as in the Joint Statement by President Putin and President Obama during their meeting in Los Cabos in June, 2012.

  • Russian-American Business Cooperation

    The U.S. is one of the Russian Federation’s major trade partners, though the volume of the commercial relations does not correspond to economic potential of the two countries.

  • Russian-American Cultural Cooperation

    Cultural relations are developing dynamically. In 2013, Washington, New York and other American cities hosted successful performances of the Mariinsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet from Saint-Petersburg, famous Russian baritone Dmitry Hvorostovsky, pianist Evgeny Kissin and many others.